Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 22 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.54% 1.77% 2.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.51% 23.81% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 9
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £413 £350 £400
90th Percentile £575 £515 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £400 £440
% change year-on-year +18.75% -9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £56.66
% change year-on-year +247.22% -68.23% +51.08%

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 83 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 17.11% 7.42% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 14 29
Portsmouth median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -7.77%
10th Percentile £413 £341 £400
90th Percentile £538 £527 £588
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £82.25 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.13 £13.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year +216.35% -76.15% +21.11%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Analytics
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Machine Learning
6 5 (22.73%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
6 5 (22.73%) Use Case
6 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
6 5 (22.73%) Azure Machine Learning
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Data Science
6 5 (22.73%) Workshop Facilitation
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) Python
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (18.18%) PaaS
8 3 (13.64%) NumPy
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Velocity
8 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
8 3 (13.64%) Pandas
8 3 (13.64%) scikit-learn
8 3 (13.64%) Data Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) TensorFlow
8 3 (13.64%) Deep Learning

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
1 3 (13.64%) Jupyter
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) PaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) IaaS
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (13.64%) GIS
1 3 (13.64%) Power BI
2 2 (9.09%) Data Lake
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) OLTP
3 1 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
1 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Scrum Master
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Keras
1 3 (13.64%) NumPy
1 3 (13.64%) Pandas
1 3 (13.64%) PySpark
1 3 (13.64%) scikit-learn
1 3 (13.64%) TensorFlow
1 3 (13.64%) Velocity
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) Sass
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Analytics
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Machine Learning
5 5 (22.73%) Data Science
5 5 (22.73%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (22.73%) Use Case
5 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
5 5 (22.73%) Workshop Facilitation
6 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Data Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Deep Learning
7 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
7 3 (13.64%) Network Design
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) ES6
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) CloudForms
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Intel
3 1 (4.55%) VMware